News from the Field

"Jaws" Tourism Waves over Cape Cod

For tourists seeking a thrill, Martha’s Vineyard probably isn’t the first destination that comes to mind. Until now (queue John Williams’s famous score). The National Oceanic... Read More

Do Laundry While You Run

We usually don't encourage multitasking while running, but a treadmill that lets you wash clothes while you work out might change that. Si Hyeing Ryu, a student designer in South Korea, created... Read More

This Supermarket Runs on Rotting Food

The UK supermarket chain Sainsbury's is setting an example in sustainability by transforming its own food waste into energy. A store in Cannock, in central England, is now run entirely on... Read More

Do-Gooder Drones

Despite our best efforts to stunt it, abuse of nature persists. But drones—those flying bogeymen of Big Brother—could be rebranded as heroes as they gain extensive use in monitoring... Read More

How the TSA Makes Flying More Expensive

If your wallet feels a little lighter after paying for a slew of plane flights, don't blame the TSA agents who gave you pat-downs; their parent organization is responsible. The Transportation... Read More